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  • Annual Day of the Institute
  • Sage Patanjali Jayanthi
  • Guru Purnima
  • Yogacharya BKS Iyengar's Birthday
  • Hanuman Jayanthi

  • Annual Day of the Institute :

    Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) was formally inaugurated on January 19, 1975 and since then the week-end preceding is celebrated as the Annual Day of the Institute.

    The celebrations include variety of programs, discourses on the scriptures, presentations by the students and some cultural and entertainment programs.

    The Institute's quarterly publication, Yoga Rahasya is released on this function. Below are few samples of the first volume of these publications.
    YR-2003 YR-2002 YR-2001 YR-2000 YR-1999 YR-1998 YR-1997 YR-1996 YR-1995 YR-1994

    Hanuman Jayanti :

    According to Indian scriptures, Lord Hanuman is considered to be the symbol of strength, courage, loyalty, devotion and desirelessness. Lord Hanuman is also called as Lord of the breath (prana devata) and giver of health (arogya karta).

    These are the qualities which an aspirant of Yoga strives for. Therefore, a practitioner of Yoga pays his respect to him on Hanuman Jayanti in the month of April.

    The Institute's quarterly publication, Yoga Rahasya is released on this function. Below are few samples of the second volume of these publications.
    YR-2003 YR-2002 YR-2001 YR-2000 YR-1999 YR-1998 YR-1997 YR-1996 YR-1995 YR-1994

    Guru Purnima :

    Guru Purnima is the birth anniversary of Sage Ved Vyasa who is considered as the foremost of all Guru. According to our Indian tradition, this is the day on which shisyas (students) pay their obeisance to Sage Vyasa or their own Guru.

    According to Indian calendar, this day is celebrated in the month of July.

    The Institute's quarterly publication, Yoga Rahasya is released on this function. Below are few samples of the third volume of these publications.
    YR-2003 YR-2002 YR-2001 YR-2000 YR-1999 YR-1998 YR-1997 YR-1996 YR-1995 YR-1994

    Sage Patanjali Jayanti :

    Sage Patanjali has penned the ancient Indian heritage of Yoga through his treatise the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

    His birth anniversary which falls in the month of October is celebrated as Patanjali Jayanthi. On this day, the students of RIMYI gather at the Institute to recite the Yoga sutras of Patanjali .

    The Institute's quarterly publication, Yoga Rahasya is released on this function. Below are few samples of the fourth volume of these publications.
    YR-2003 YR-2002 YR-2001 YR-2000 YR-1999 YR-1998 YR-1997 YR-1996 YR-1995 YR-1994

    Yogacharya BKS Iyengar's Birthday :

    Yogacharya BKS Iyengar, a living legend, was born on December 14, 1918. It is celebrated by students all across the world through several discourses and cultural programmes offered to Guruji.

    Guruji's birthday is celebrated in a very Indian traditional way, which can be seen in the picture.

    The Institute's quarterly publication, Yoga Rahasya is not released on this function.

     
     
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